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Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:47 AM EDT

Can Zuckerberg's Media Blitz Take the Pressure Off Facebook?

Can Zuckerberg's Media Blitz Take the Pressure Off Facebook?

In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz in an attempt to take some of the public and political pressure off...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:14 AM EDT

YouTube Tightens Restrictions on Firearm Videos

YouTube Tightens Restrictions on Firearm Videos

YouTube has tightened its restrictions on firearms videos. The video-serving network owned by Google is banning videos that provide instructions on how to make a firearm, ammunition, high-capacity magazines,...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 12:55 PM EDT

Video Released of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car

Video Released of Fatal Crash Involving Self-Driving Car

Warning: the contents of this video may be disturbing to viewers, viewer discretion is advised. The Tempe, Arizona, police department on Wednesday released footage of the Sunday crash in which an Uber...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 03:04 PM EDT

Tesla Shareholders OK $2.6B Stock Grant for Musk: Source

Tesla Shareholders OK $2.6B Stock Grant for Musk: Source

Tesla shareholders have approved by a wide margin a proposal to award Chairman and CEO Elon Musk a massive multibillion-dollar stock grant, a source at the meeting told CNBC. Musk could earn more than $50...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 12:56 PM EDT

EU Unveils New Tax Plans That Could Hit US Tech Giants

EU Unveils New Tax Plans That Could Hit US Tech Giants

The European Union on Wednesday unveiled new plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes in a move that would, if endorsed, hit online U.S. firms like Google and Facebook. Insisting that digital companies...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 10:22 PM EDT

Zuckerberg Acknowledges 'Mistakes,' Pledges More Security

Zuckerberg Acknowledges 'Mistakes,' Pledges More Security

Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 09:16 AM EDT

Facebook Is a Community Like No Other. Should You Leave It?

Facebook Is a Community Like No Other. Should You Leave It?

Sure. Take that quiz about which hair-metal band is your spirit animal. Share a few snaps of your toddler at the beach and watch the likes pile up. Comment on that pointed political opinion from the classmate...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 09:50 PM EDT

WhatsApp Co-Founder: Time to Delete Facebook

WhatsApp Co-Founder: Time to Delete Facebook

Amid the turmoil of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton on Tuesday told his Twitter followers to delete Facebook, CNBC reported. "It is time. #deletefacebook," he tweeted. Fa...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 03:10 PM EDT

UK Parliament Asks Zuckerberg to Testify in Data Misuse Case

UK Parliament Asks Zuckerberg to Testify in Data Misuse Case

Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate Facebook and political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica over the alleged misuse of millions of people's data. Co...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

First Lady Vows to Fight Cyberbullying Despite Critics

First Lady Vows to Fight Cyberbullying Despite Critics

Melania Trump pushed back against critics Tuesday, declaring her commitment to combating cyberbullying despite the hits she has endured for taking on the issue while her husband routinely goes on Twitter to...

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